US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

2 Feb 2018

White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research, underscoring administration’s preference for fossil fuels

The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts  to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documentsobtained by The Washington Post.
The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts  to the Energy...
30 Apr 2017

Climate March expected to draw massive crowd to D.C. in sweltering heat

On what could be a record-hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to assemble in Washington on Saturday. Their large-scale climate change protest will mark President Trump’s first 100 days in office, which have been punctuated by multiple rollbacks of environmental protections and Obama climate policies.
On what could be a record-hot day, tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to assemble in Washington on...
13 Jun 2016

30 years ago scientists warned Congress on global warming. What they said sounds eerily familiar

In 1986, Republican Sen. John Chafee convened a remarkable set of climate change hearings. The congress was told on the consequences of climate change. The facts have followed the predictions since and yet Donald Trump wants to renegotiate the climate change agreement on favor of business.
In 1986, Republican Sen. John Chafee convened a remarkable set of climate change hearings. The congress was told on the...

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